Books available in   E-Collection Water and sanitation
44 Result(s)

Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000158 ISBN-13  
9789240690714
Price
CHF 90,00  / US$ 108,00 Developing countries  CHF 63,00
English
Domestic animals contaminate recreational waters and drinking-water sources with excreta and pathogens; but this threat to public health is inadequately understood and is insufficiently addressed in regulations. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500562 ISBN-13  
9789241546300
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
Inadequate drinking water and sanitation are amongst the world's major causes of preventable morbidity and mortality. This book provides a state-of-the-art review on approaches and methods used in assessing the microbial safety of drinking water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500727 ISBN-13  
9789241563550
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
Can calcium and magnesium ('hardness') in drinking water contribute to preventing disease? This book documents the outputs of an unprecedented group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization to address this question. .../...
 
Title
Author Thompson, T., Fawell, J., Kunikane, S., Jackson, D., et al.
Year
2007 Order Number   11500630 ISBN-13  
9789241546768
Price
CHF 40,00  / US$ 48,00 Developing countries  CHF 28,00
English
This book provides guidance on the chemical safety of drinking-water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2000 Order Number   13800025 ISBN-13  
9789241530255
Price
CHF 16,00  / US$ 19,20 Developing countries  CHF 11,20
English
A concise assessment of the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposure to chloral hydrate, a chemical used in human and veterinary medicine as a sedative and hypnotic drug. Chloral hydrate and its metabolites are also formed as by-products when water is disinfected with chlorine. .../...
 
Title
Year
2001 Order Number   13800034 ISBN-13  
9789241530347
Price
CHF 21,00  / US$ 25,20 Developing countries  CHF 14,70
English
This book evaluates the risks to human health and the environment posed by exposures to chlorinated naphthalenes. They are a group of com-pounds based on the naphthalene ring system, but where one or more hydrogen atoms have been replaced by chlorine. There are 75 possible congeners of chlorinated naphthalenes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500679 ISBN-13  
9789241563260
Price
CHF 10,00  / US$ 12,00 Developing countries  CHF 7,00
English
Safe water and adequate sanitation are basic to the health of every person on the planet, yet many people throughout the world do not have access to these fundamental needs. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500821 ISBN-13  
9789241548229
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Household water treatment (HWT) is increasingly being promoted as a rapidly implementable and cost-effective interim approach to improve water quality. It is a key preventive component of the WHO/UNICEF comprehensive strategy on diarrhoea control. .../...
 
Title
Author Fawell, J., Bailey, K., Chilton, J., Dahi, E., et al.
Year
2006 Order Number   11500668 ISBN-13  
9789241563192
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
Fluoride is known to occur at elevated concentration in a number of parts of the world where it can be a significant cause of disease.

The primary focus of this book is the prevention of adverse health effects from excessive levels of fluoride in drinking-water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000112 ISBN-13  
9789240689411
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-water (GLAAS) monitors the inputs required to extend and sustain water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems and services. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000249 ISBN-13  
9789289002592
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
Extreme weather events, including floods and droughts, are increasing in frequency and intensity. They affect the operation of water-supply, drainage and sewerage infrastructure, and the functioning of wastewater treatment plants, thereby affecting the protection of public health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11503062 ISBN-13  
9789241547772
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
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Title
Year
2002 Order Number   11505404 ISBN-13  
9789241545358
Price
CHF 35,00  / US$ 42,00 Developing countries  CHF 24,50
English
This Addendum to the second edition of the Guidelines for drinking-water quality contains reviews of a number of pathogens that occur widely in water - Aeromonas and Legionella spp. .../...
 
Title
Year
2011 Order Number   11500810 ISBN-13  
9789241548151
Price
CHF 120,00  / US$ 144,00 Developing countries  CHF 84,00
English
This fourth edition of the World Health Organization's Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality builds on over 50 years of guidance by WHO on drinking-water quality, which has formed an authoritative basis for the setting of national regulations and standards for water safety in support of public health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11502525 ISBN-13  
9789241546805
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
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Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500525 ISBN-13  
9789241545808
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
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Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500666 ISBN-13  
9789241563185
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This publication describes the processes involved in the design, installation and maintenance of modern plumbing systems. It recommends a number of plumbing system design and installation specifications that have demonstrated their validity from years of experience. .../...
 
Title
Author Bartram, J., Cotruvo, J., Exner, M., Fricker, C., Glasmacher, A.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500529 ISBN-13  
9789241562263
Price
CHF 45,00  / US$ 54,00 Developing countries  CHF 31,50
English
This text, prepared by an international group of experts, addresses the 'heterotrophic plate count' test which is widely used in drinking-water assessment: what it detects (and what it does not detect), its direct and indirect health significance and its use in the safety management of drinking water supplies. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11500791 ISBN-13  
9789241548014
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices are essential for maintaining people's health and dignity. People with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of diarrhoeal diseases, which can decrease their life expectancy and quality of life, and increase the burden on their families and caregivers. .../...
 
Title
Author Briggs, D.
Year
2003 Order Number   11500576 ISBN-13  
9789241590594
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This publication is directed at decision-makers and technical experts in the fields of environment and health. It provides the basis for assessing environmental risks to children's health at the national and global level, and for monitoring the effectiveness of initiatives to protect children's environmental health. .../...
 
Title
Year
2004 Order Number   11500605 ISBN-13  
9789241562782
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This report prepared by WHO and UNICEF provides water supply and sanitation coverage data for 1990 and 2002 at national, regional and global levels and an analysis of trends towards 2015. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500678 ISBN-13  
9789241563253
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,00
English
Safe drinking water, sanitation and good hygiene are fundamental to health, survival, growth and development. However, these basic necessities are still a luxury for many of the world s poor people. Over 1.1 billion of our fellow citizens do not use drinking water from improved sources, while 2. .../...
 
Title
Author Bartram, J., Cotruvo, J., Dufour, A., Rees, G., Pedley, S.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500585 ISBN-13  
9789241562591
Price
CHF 150,00  / US$ 180,00 Developing countries  CHF 75,00
English
Environmental mycobacteria can be found in diverse environments around the world and most appear to exhibit a saprophytic lifestyle. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2014 Order Number   18000367 ISBN-13  
9789240692817
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This 2014 update report of the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation, known as the JMP, is split in three sections. The first section presents the status of and trends in access to improved drinking water sources and sanitation. .../...
 
Title
Year
2008 Order Number   11500738 ISBN-13  
9789241563673
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This report details global progress towards the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target for drinking water and sanitation, and what these trends suggest for the remainder of the Water for Life Decade 2005-2015. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000206 ISBN-13  
9789240691186
Price
CHF 30,00  / US$ 36,00 Developing countries  CHF 21,00
English
This JMP 2013 update presents country, regional and global estimates for the year 2011. Since the JMP 2012 update, which presented 2010 estimates, results of 230 surveys have been added to the JMP data base bringing the total number of surveys in the JMP data base close to 1,700. .../...
 
Title
Year
2010 Order Number   11502738 ISBN-13  
9789241563956
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
This report describes the status and trends with respect to the use of safe drinking water and basic sanitation and progress made towards the MDG drinking water and sanitation target. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11500625 ISBN-13  
9789241546683
Price
CHF 160,00  / US$ 192,00 Developing countries  CHF 112,00
English
Protecting drinking-water resources is a key barrier in preventing health effects from pathogens and toxic chemicals. Effective action builds on cooperation amongst practitioners in many fields - drinking-water supply, health environment, land-use planning, agriculture and many more. .../...
 
Title
Year
2003 Order Number   11500546 ISBN-13  
9789241590563
Price
CHF 5,00  / US$ 6,00 Developing countries  CHF 3,50
English
The objective of this brochure is to raise awareness to the right to water as an important health and human rights concern.
Water is the essence of life and human dignity. .../...
 
Title
Author Chartier, Y., Emmanuel, J., Pieper, U., Prüss, A., Rushbrook, P., Stringer, R., Towsend, W., Wilburn, S., Zghondi, R.
Year
214 Order Number   18000139 ISBN-13  
9789240690585
Price
CHF 80,00  / US$ 96,00 Developing countries  CHF 56,00
English
This is the second edition of the World Health Organization (WHO) handbook on the safe, sustainable and affordable management of health-care waste - commonly known as "the Blue Book". .../...
 
Title
Author Ainsworth, R.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500557 ISBN-13  
9789241562515
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
The development of pressurized pipe networks for supplying drinking-water to individual dwellings, buildings and communal taps is an important component in the continuing development and health of many communities. .../...
 
Title
Year
2013 Order Number   18000261 ISBN-13  
9789289002271
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The provision of safe, acceptable and sufficient drinking-water is a crucial prerequisite for human well-being. Small-scale water supplies are the backbone of water supply in rural areas in the entire pan-European region. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11501653 ISBN-13  
9789241546829
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11504653 ISBN-13  
9789241546850
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Year
2006 Order Number   11502653 ISBN-13  
9789241546836
Price
CHF 70,00  / US$ 84,00 Developing countries  CHF 49,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Author WHO
Year
2006 Order Number   11503653 ISBN-13  
9789241546843
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 35,00
English
The third edition of the WHO Guidelines for the safe use of wastewater, excreta and greywater has been extensively updated to take account of new scientific evidence and contemporary approaches to risk management. The revised Guidelines reflect a strong focus on disease prevention and public health principles. .../...
 
Title
Author Fewtrel, L., Bartram, J.
Year
2001 Order Number   11500489 ISBN-13  
9789241545334
Price
CHF 126,00  / US$ 151,20 Developing countries  CHF 88,20
English
The potential to increase consistency in approaches to assessment and management of water-related microbial hazards was tackled by an international group of experts concerned with drinking water, irrigation and wastewater use and recreational/bathing water. .../...
 
Title
Author Pond, K.
Year
2005 Order Number   11500647 ISBN-13  
9789241563055
Price
CHF 130,00  / US$ 156,00 Developing countries  CHF 91,00
English
Worldwide, the popularity of recreational activities which involve contact with water is continuing to grow. Moreover, ease of travel and change in human behaviour has altered the use of water for recreational purposes. Users should be aware that recreational exposures to pathogens may result in disease. .../...
 
Title
Year
2009 Order Number   11500575 ISBN-13  
9789241562638
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,00
English
In 2004, the WHO Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality recommended that water suppliers develop and implement "Water Safety Plans" (WSPs) in order to systematically assess and manage risks. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   11500844 ISBN-13  
9789241548427
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This manual is designed to engage, empower and guide communities in the development and implementation of water safety plans (WSPs) for their drinking-water systems. It provides guidance on how to apply effective and achievable management actions in order to improve the safety and quality of supplied water. .../...
 
Title
Year
2012 Order Number   18000098 ISBN-13  
9789240688582
Price
CHF 15,00  / US$ 18,00 Developing countries  CHF 10,50
English
This manual is designed to engage, empower and guide communities in the development and implementation of water safety plans (WSPs) for their drinking-water systems. It provides guidance on how to apply effective and achievable management actions in order to improve the safety and quality of supplied water. .../...
 
Title
Author Adams, J., Sims, J., Chartier, Y., Bartram, J.
Year
2009 Order Number   11500770 ISBN-13  
9789241547796
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Adequate provision of water supply, sanitation, hygiene and waste management in schools has a number of positive effects and contributes to a reduced burden of disease among children, staff and their families. .../...
 
Title
Author LeChevallier, M.W., Kwok-Keung, A.
Year
2004 Order Number   11500563 ISBN-13  
9789241562553
Price
CHF 50,00  / US$ 60,00 Developing countries  CHF 25,00
English
Contamination of drinking-water by microbial pathogens can cause disease outbreaks and contribute to background rates of disease. There are many treatment options for controlling pathogens from drinking-water. Finding the right solution for a particular supply involves choosing from a range of processes. .../...
 
Title
Year
2005 Order Number   11500629 ISBN-13  
9789241562935
Price
CHF 20,00  / US$ 24,00 Developing countries  CHF 14,00
English
Every day, diarrhoeal diseases from easily preventable causes claim the lives of approximately 5 000 people, most of them young children. .../...
 
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